Jasku Bog is located in the eastern part of Latvia, about 14 km north-eastwards from Ludza, in Zilupes plain.

Area: 664 ha (317 ha – raised bog; 233 – transition bog; 114 ha – quaking bog).

Average depth of the peat layer: 1.8 m; deepest: 4.2 m

Total peat deposit: 11 mil. m3

Medium or well decomposed peat of the raised and transition bog; under the peat of the raised bog there is sapropel. The bog emerged, when the soil became waterlogged and the lakes overgrew. The River Ludza flows along the north-western part of the bog. The bog is mostly overgrown with trees and shrubs.



Latvijas daba. 2.sēj. – Rīga: Latvijas enciklopēdija, 1995. – P.187.